No doubt. But we won't fire ourselves for reading body language, and seeing the white space between the comments.Erik Latranyi said:Do I have to repost the quote from GM about Pontiac, mere weeks before it was shut down?
Any executive that would admit to such a plan would be fired quite quickly.
I haven't yet looked for any comments from those in the know at the time, but it would be interesting to put insider comments about the phase-out of Oldsmobile up next to those involving Saturn and Pontiac.Jeepnut said:Yes bit a GM exec also said and its true "anything we were gonna do with Pontiac we should have done with Chevy"
What is Dodge marketed towards with Chrysler, Jeep, Fiat, Alfa and Maserati?69DartGTS said:Forget Pontiac lets compare this Dodge situation to........... "Oldsmobile" can someone tell me what the Heck was Oldsmobile marketed towards with Buick and Cadillac apart of GM.??? Did it make sense to dump Oldsmobile??
Its the only brand that can be marketed towards the Youth and those looking for affordable transportation covering C segment and larger.Erik Latranyi said:What is Dodge marketed towards with Chrysler, Jeep, Fiat, Alfa and Maserati?
Yeah I 2nd this,just add Alfa as Premium Dodges and Fiats. Maseratti as Premium Chryslers and Jeeps.suzq044 said:Dodge = sporty daily driver (mostly sedans and maybe a crossover or two)
Chrysler = entry-level Luxury (mostly sedans, but more hatches and crossovers)
[give or take the minivan for either brand]
Jeep = SUV and CUV territory (from super-base Com/Patriot to the high-luxury Super Waggy)
Ram = Trucks & Commercial vans. Pretty straight forward.
Fiat = Mini (or rather, what Mini is to BMW)